Raymond John Gravelle

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  • Name: Raymond John Gravelle
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 15, 1922
  • Date of Death: November 20, 1983 (61 years old)
  • Parents: Richard Ulysses Gravelle & ?
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  • Highest Rank: BM 2 (Boatswain's Mate Petty Officer 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    Raymond served in World War II in the United States Navy aboard the USS Enterprise.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Raymond lived all his life and attended schools here in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area.

    He married Beverly Lane on November 17, 1946 at Grand Rapids.

    He was a member of Moose Lodge 2023, the VFW, and Ponti-Peterson Post 1720.

    Survivors include his wife, Beverly; two sons, Raymond J. Jr., and Timothy; four daughters, Sandra Gravelle, Diana Burnett, Susan Hill, and Betsy Hayes; four sisters, Edith Ische, Eleanor Larson, Leona Mattfield, and Jeanette Anderson; and six grandchildren.

    Raymond died at his home and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-C-17-2-4)

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